Catherine Cline Dodge

  1. North Side Energy Center Virtual Public Statement Hearings

  2. Press Release Regarding Massena Rescue Squad

    On September 9, 2021, the Town and Village of Massena issued a press release regarding transfer of Emergency Medical Services duties... Read on...
  3. COVID-19 Mask Mandate

    Masks are now required to enter the Town Hall, regardless of vaccination status. Read on...
View All
​Mrs. Catherine Dodge was known as the daughter and niece of the first two men to build and operate a boat running from Fort Covington to Ogdensburg and back.  In the 1860's William Cline and his brother John Cline, built a sailboat on the Long Sault Island after first building a sawmill to cut standing timber on the island for the purpose of using the wood for building boats.  They carried passengers from Ogdensburg to Fort Covington.  They operated their boat until 1869; when they built a steamboat known as The Enterprise.  Catherine Dodge was born on Long Sault Island, in the St. Lawrence River, opposite Massena on August 7, 1856.  Catherine Cline was married to Hiram Dodge in 1872 and they operated a farm at Dodge's landing, the present intake of Aluminum Company Power Canal until 1897.  The Power Company purchased the farm for the building of the power canal.